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English 11 The Scarlet Letter
grim
scaffold
scandal
repent
stern, harsh, cruel
an elevated platform
a disgraceful or discreditable action
to feel sorry, self-reproachful, or contrite for past conduct
grim
stern, harsh, cruel
scaffold
an elevated platform
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English 11 The Scarlet Letter vocabularies 1
Throng
Inauspicious
Vagrant
Venerable .
n. A group, a crowd
adj. Unfavorable, unlucky, ill-omened
n. A person who wonders randomly
adj. Commanding respect; impressive 庄严的,值得尊敬的,珍贵的
Throng
n. A group, a crowd
Inauspicious
adj. Unfavorable, unlucky, ill-omened
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English 11 the scarlet letter
hibbins
winthrop
black man
bellingham
is a witch
dies on the same night that hester's lover climbs the scaffold
the term used to describe evil, satan, or the devil by puritans
commissions a pair of gloves from Hester
hibbins
is a witch
winthrop
dies on the same night that hester's lover climbs the scaffold
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The Scarlet letter English 11
Reverend Dimmesdale
Mistress Hibbins
Roger Chillingworth
Hester Prynne
lives with the physical and spirtual anguish of hidden guilt
practices witchcaft, widow of aPuritan magistrate
believed to be the Black Man
appoints herself a Sister of Mercy
Reverend Dimmesdale
lives with the physical and spirtual anguish of hidden guilt
Mistress Hibbins
practices witchcaft, widow of aPuritan magistrate
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English Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
Ponderous Definition
Ponderous Sentence
Physiognomy Definition
Physiognomy Sentence
Adjective - Very heavy, unwieldy
The metal balls attached to the prisoner's ankles were design…
Noun - A person's facial features or expression
It was clear from Martha's anxious physiognomy that she was n…
Ponderous Definition
Adjective - Very heavy, unwieldy
Ponderous Sentence
The metal balls attached to the prisoner's ankles were design…
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Scarlet Letter Vocabulary 11
Malice
Latent
Repentance (repent)
Balk
the intention or desire to do evil, ill will
existing but not yet developed
feel or express sincere regret or remorse about one's wrongdo…
hesitate or be unwilling to accept an idea or undertaking
Malice
the intention or desire to do evil, ill will
Latent
existing but not yet developed
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English Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
ignominy
countenance
assimilate
subsistence
personal humiliation, disgrace, shame
bearing, demeanor, face, appearance
to enter into, to become absorbed
minimum required to sustain life
ignominy
personal humiliation, disgrace, shame
countenance
bearing, demeanor, face, appearance
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Scarlet Letter Vocabulary 11-13
There were men, too, of a sturdier tex…
Had he told his hearers that he was al…
An unvaried PALL of cloud muffled the…
We IMPUTE it, therefore, solely to the…
not good natured; not agreeable
sin; wickedness
covering that darkens or obscures
to attribute
There were men, too, of a sturdier tex…
not good natured; not agreeable
Had he told his hearers that he was al…
sin; wickedness
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English Vocabulary: The Scarlet Letter
edifice
sepulcher
scourge
ignominy
n. a large, usually impressive building
n. a tomb, grave, or burial place
v. causing affliction or calamity
n. disgrace; dishonor; public contempt
edifice
n. a large, usually impressive building
sepulcher
n. a tomb, grave, or burial place
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English 11H The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
Ominous
Abhorrence
Divine
Infirmity
giving the impression that something bad or unpleasant is goi…
a feeling of repulsion; disgusted loathing
of, from, or like God or a god; delightful, excellent
physical or mental weakness
Ominous
giving the impression that something bad or unpleasant is goi…
Abhorrence
a feeling of repulsion; disgusted loathing
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English 11F The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
Pillory
Infamy
Vilify
Morbid
expose one to public scorn and ridicule
famous for bad deeds
to say harsh things about someone or something
characterized by an unhealthy or abnormal interest in disturb…
Pillory
expose one to public scorn and ridicule
Infamy
famous for bad deeds
English Vocabulary The Scarlet Letter
Sojourn (noun)
Expound (verb)
Obstinacy (noun)
Lurid (adj.)
A temporary stay
To explain in careful and elaborate detail
fixed and unyielding; stubborn
Gruesome; sensational
Sojourn (noun)
A temporary stay
Expound (verb)
To explain in careful and elaborate detail
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English vocabulary The Scarlet Letter
alchemy
mien
sagacity
evanescent
: a science that was used in the Middle Ages with the goal of…
appearance;
wisdom
lasting a very short time; fleeting
alchemy
: a science that was used in the Middle Ages with the goal of…
mien
appearance;
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[English] The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
abash
amenable
augur
auspicious
to destroy self-confidence
willing
predict the future
prosperous
abash
to destroy self-confidence
amenable
willing
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English: the scarlet letter vocabulary
Ponderous. Adj
Edifice. N
Congenial. Adj
Inauspicious. Adj
Very heavy or massive
Large imposing building
Having similar tastes, interests; getting on well together
Not favorable; not promising
Ponderous. Adj
Very heavy or massive
Edifice. N
Large imposing building
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English: The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
Utopia
Scaffold
Infamy
Ignominy
A place or state of political or social perfection. Comes fro…
A platform on which a criminal is executed.
Evil reputation brought about by something grossly criminal,…
Disgraceful or dishonorable conduct, quality, or action.
Utopia
A place or state of political or social perfection. Comes fro…
Scaffold
A platform on which a criminal is executed.
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English Vocabulary The Scarlet Letter
Physiognomy
Transgressor
Malefactress
Ignominy
n. A person's facial features or expression
n. A violator of the law
n. A wrong-doing woman
n. Shamefulness
Physiognomy
n. A person's facial features or expression
Transgressor
n. A violator of the law
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English Vocabulary: The Scarlet Letter
edifice
sepulcher
scourge
ignominy
n. a large, usually impressive building
n. a tomb, grave, or burial place
v. causing affliction or calamity
n. disgrace; dishonor; public contempt
edifice
n. a large, usually impressive building
sepulcher
n. a tomb, grave, or burial place
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English vocabulary for the scarlet letter
Hypocrisy
Congenial
Perplexed
Vulnerable
Pretending to be what one is not or to believe what one does…
Pleasant, existing together in harmony
Filled with uncertainty, puzzled
Open to attack or damage
Hypocrisy
Pretending to be what one is not or to believe what one does…
Congenial
Pleasant, existing together in harmony
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English 11 honors Scarlet letter Vocabulary unit 1
Alchemy
Amenable
Discern
Eloquence
Mid evil chemical science (noun)
Willing to obey rules and to respect authority ( adj )
To detect, to understand, to make distinctions
Discourse characterized by force and persuasiveness; also, th…
Alchemy
Mid evil chemical science (noun)
Amenable
Willing to obey rules and to respect authority ( adj )
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English 11 honors Scarlet letter Vocabulary unit 2
Caprice
Celestial
Diabolical
Egotism
Inclination to change one's mind impulsively
Of or pertaining to the skies or the heavens; suggestive of h…
Publish, daemonic, wicked
Self - centeredness, vanity, conceit
Caprice
Inclination to change one's mind impulsively
Celestial
Of or pertaining to the skies or the heavens; suggestive of h…
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English 11 Review- The Scarlet Letter
Plot
Symbols
Historical Background
Main Idea/Theme
17th century Boston (Massachusetts Bay Colony)
-scaffold--> 1. Hester stands here in front of the whole town…
-Witch Trials (book was written before this)... -Puritans--> Bri…
-revenge... -guilt of unconfessed sin--> sin doesn't effect just…
Plot
17th century Boston (Massachusetts Bay Colony)
Symbols
-scaffold--> 1. Hester stands here in front of the whole town…
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ENGLISH 11 THE SCARLET LETTER VOCAB
Invariably
Inauspicious
Venerable
Impropriety
Without change; in every case
Boding ill
Profoundly honored
The condition of being unsuitable
Invariably
Without change; in every case
Inauspicious
Boding ill
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English 11- Scarlet Letter: Vocabulary #1
antiquarian
singular
visage
taint
an expert on antiques
uncommon; peculiar
the appearance of a person or place; a face
a moral flaw; a smear or stain
antiquarian
an expert on antiques
singular
uncommon; peculiar
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English 11- Scarlet Letter: Vocabulary #3
somnambulism
inextricable
expiation
pristine
sleep-wake state
inescapable
atonement
uncorrupted; pure
somnambulism
sleep-wake state
inextricable
inescapable
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English 11 - Scarlet Letter: Vocabulary #4
scintillating
scrofula
dell
denizen
sparkling
swelling of lymph glands
a secluded hollow
one who inhabits a place
scintillating
sparkling
scrofula
swelling of lymph glands
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Vocabulary 11-17 Scarlet Letter
infirmity
inextricable
scurrilous
malevolence
weakness due to old age or frailness
impossible to separate, can't escape
grossly abusive
a wish to do evil to others, revenge
infirmity
weakness due to old age or frailness
inextricable
impossible to separate, can't escape
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English 11- Scarlet Letter: Vocabulary #1
antiquarian
singular
visage
taint
an expert on antiques
uncommon; peculiar
the appearance of a person or place; a face
a moral flaw; a smear or stain
antiquarian
an expert on antiques
singular
uncommon; peculiar
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English 11 - Scarlet Letter: Vocabulary # 6
appellation
perilous
boon
exemplary
a title or name
full of danger
a blessing, something to be thankful for
excellent, perfect
appellation
a title or name
perilous
full of danger
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English 11- Scarlet Letter: Vocabulary #2
commiseration
ascetic
voluptuous
diffusion
empathy
austere; stern
sensuous
scattering
commiseration
empathy
ascetic
austere; stern
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scarlet letter vocabulary 11-13
odious
latent
zenith
concort
unpleasant, repulsive
existing but not yet developed or manifest; hidden; concealed
the highest poin
create or devise
odious
unpleasant, repulsive
latent
existing but not yet developed or manifest; hidden; concealed
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AP 11 - The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
grandeur
grandiloquent
juxtaposition
hyperbole
splendor, impressiveness, awe or majesty
trying too hard to be grandeur/impressive
when two things are placed close together or next to each oth…
literary term for exaggerated statements or claims
grandeur
splendor, impressiveness, awe or majesty
grandiloquent
trying too hard to be grandeur/impressive
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English 11A: THE SCARLET LETTER - Chapters 11-15 Vocabulary
Acquiescing
Benevolence
Decorous
Deleterious
Verb; to assent tacitly; submit or comply silently or without…
Noun; a desire to do good to others ... Synonym: compassion
Adjective; characterized by dignified propriety in conduct, m…
Adjective; harmful often in a subtle or unexpected way... Synony…
Acquiescing
Verb; to assent tacitly; submit or comply silently or without…
Benevolence
Noun; a desire to do good to others ... Synonym: compassion
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english 11 midyear Scarlet letter vocabulary words
Edifice
Inauspicious
Congenial
Ignominy
a building, especially a large, imposing one.
Unpromising. Not showing signs of success.
pleasant because of a personality, qualities, or interests th…
Public Shame or Disgrace
Edifice
a building, especially a large, imposing one.
Inauspicious
Unpromising. Not showing signs of success.
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English 11 Vocabulary #2 - Scarlet Letter
Amenable
Ascetic
Anathema
Aver
(adj.) - Agreeable; willing to go along with something... "Marl…
(adj) -practicing self-denial... (n) - a person who practices se…
(n) - something that one vehemently dislikes or renounces... ... (…
(v) - to affirm; to declare something as true
Amenable
(adj.) - Agreeable; willing to go along with something... "Marl…
Ascetic
(adj) -practicing self-denial... (n) - a person who practices se…
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English 11 - Scarlet Letter: Vocabulary #4
scintillating
scrofula
dell
denizen
sparkling
swelling of lymph glands
a secluded hollow
one who inhabits a place
scintillating
sparkling
scrofula
swelling of lymph glands
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English 311 Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
edifice
ignominious
apprehensive
feigned
huge building that is heavily protected
shameful
worried or cautious about the future
faked, protected
edifice
huge building that is heavily protected
ignominious
shameful
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Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
beadle
contumely
ingnominy
inauspicious
n., a minor church official who ushers or helps preserve orde…
n., insulting display of contempt in word or action; a humili…
n., total loss of dignity; disgrace; shame
adj., unfavorable; boding ill
beadle
n., a minor church official who ushers or helps preserve orde…
contumely
n., insulting display of contempt in word or action; a humili…
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English 11 - Scarlet Letter: Vocabulary #5
vicissitude
uncouth
obeisance
gratuitous
change
outlandish or uncultivated; coarse; rude
deference or respectful gesture
unearned
vicissitude
change
uncouth
outlandish or uncultivated; coarse; rude
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English III: The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
Abashed
Brazen
Capricious
Congenial
Ashamed, embarrassed
Bold, confident
Unpredictable, unchangeable
Friendly, pleasant because of similarities
Abashed
Ashamed, embarrassed
Brazen
Bold, confident
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American Literature English, The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary Chapter 1-11
allot (allotment)
subsequently (subsequent)
congregate (congregation)
sepulcher (sepulchral)
give or apportion to someone as a share or task
coming after something in time; following
gather into a crowd or mass
a small room or monument, cut in rock or built of stone, in w…
allot (allotment)
give or apportion to someone as a share or task
subsequently (subsequent)
coming after something in time; following
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"The Scarlet Letter" 10h english vocabulary
adjunct
bellwether
caterwaul
chimerical
something that is joined or added to another thing but is not…
someone or something that leads others or shows what will hap…
to make a very loud and unpleasant sound; to protest ir compl…
existing only as the product of unchecked imagination; fantas…
adjunct
something that is joined or added to another thing but is not…
bellwether
someone or something that leads others or shows what will hap…
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Honors English 11 - Vocabulary 6 - The Scarlet Letter (Set 2)
Chasm
Precocious
Scintillating
Prattle
Major division, separation, or difference between two people,…
Of a child; having or showing the qualities or abilities of a…
Very clever, amusing, and interesting
To talk for very long about something that is not important o…
Chasm
Major division, separation, or difference between two people,…
Precocious
Of a child; having or showing the qualities or abilities of a…
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english 2: the scarlet letter vocabulary
inauspicious
indubitably
venerable
abate
(adj.) boding ill; unfavorable
(adj.) cannot be doubted; patently evident or certain; unques…
(adj.) commanding respect because of great age or impressive…
(v.) to reduce in amount, degree, intensity; lessen; diminish
inauspicious
(adj.) boding ill; unfavorable
indubitably
(adj.) cannot be doubted; patently evident or certain; unques…
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The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary (Ch. 11-13)
LATENT
BALKED
ODIOUS
VENERATION
present and capable of becoming though not now visible or act…
to stop short and refuse to proceed
exciting or deserving hatred or repugnance
commanding respect because of great age or associated dignity
LATENT
present and capable of becoming though not now visible or act…
BALKED
to stop short and refuse to proceed
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Knights 11th AP English The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
demeanor
venerable
ignominy
impropriety
manner; way in which a person conducts themself
worthy of reverence or respect
dishonor; infamy; disgraceful conduct
something improper, incorrect; not appropriate
demeanor
manner; way in which a person conducts themself
venerable
worthy of reverence or respect
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English 11 vocab #1: Scarlet Letter
Solace
Sojourn
Sportive
Affinity
(N) comfort in sorrow, misfortune, or trouble
(N) a temporary stay at a place
(Adj) disposed to be playful or lively in movement
(N) a natural friendliness, liking, or attractiveness
Solace
(N) comfort in sorrow, misfortune, or trouble
Sojourn
(N) a temporary stay at a place
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The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary Ch. 11
Antipathy
Abhorrence
Presentiments
Forlorn
a deep-seated feeling of dislike; aversion.
a feeling of repulsion; disgusted loathing.
an intuitive feeling about the future, especially one of fore…
pitifully sad and abandoned or lonely.
Antipathy
a deep-seated feeling of dislike; aversion.
Abhorrence
a feeling of repulsion; disgusted loathing.
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Honors English 11-5 The Scarlet Letter 2016 Vocabulary Harbison
sepulcher
portal
edifice
inauspicious
(n) a vault for burial
(n) a doorway or entrance
(n) a large building
(adj) unlucky; of bad omen
sepulcher
(n) a vault for burial
portal
(n) a doorway or entrance
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[English 11 H] The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary Chapters 1-8
Ponderous
Pertains
Edifice
Inauspicious
Very heavy; massive
Concerns; has to do with
Building, a large imposing one
Not favorable; unlucky
Ponderous
Very heavy; massive
Pertains
Concerns; has to do with
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